Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, left only one last win until the first win in the Ranker Cup, a major world tournament that is being held as the first face-to-face meeting since Corona 19.
Shin Jin-wook, 9th Dan, is China’s Tanxiao 9th Dan in the semifinals of the 1st Quzhou Lanke Cup World Go Open held at Quzhou International Baduk Cultural Exchange Center, Quzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China on the 9th. In 203 moves, he advanced to the finals with a black victory.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, enjoyed a double celebration of breaking the record for the most consecutive wins in his personal career with 29 consecutive wins since February 26, along with a career record of 700 wins with the victory that day.
On the other hand, Geon-ho Park먹튀검증, 7th dan, who made it to the semifinals for the first time in the world competition, unfortunately gave up the victory to Gu Zhao, 9th dan of China, in the finishing stage, and was defeated in 271 moves with a zip-back, and was unable to advance to the final.
As a result, the direction of the first Ranker Cup championship, with a prize money of 1.8 million yuan (approximately 345 million won), was decided by Shin Jin-seo, 9th dan, and China’s Gu Zihao, 9th dan, in the third final.
The 3rd final will start with the 1st final on the 14th of next month, and the 2nd final on the 16th.
Shin Jin-seo 9-dan is ahead of Gu Zhao 9-dan with a record of 6 wins and 4 losses, and is likely to win the championship because of his strong appearance in international competitions.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th dan, started to get ahead in the early riverside changes, and then received a protest from Tan Xiao 9th dan with stable operation.
Shin Jin-seo, 9th Dan, said, “Today’s match went well in the beginning, so it was okay overall.” I will prepare well for the confrontation with Gu Zhao 9 dan and win the championship.”
The prize money for the first Quzhou Lanke Cup World Go Open is 1.8 million yuan (approximately 345 million won), and the runner-up prize is 600,000 yuan (approximately 115 million won).
Applying Chinese Go rules, the bonus is 7 and a half, and the time limit is 5 countdowns of 1 minute in 2 hours each.